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Pickering College 

A Boarding and Day School 
for Boys and Girls 



Established and maintained by the Society 
of Friends (Quakers) 



W. P. Firth, M.A., M.S. 

PRINCIPAL 






PICKERING, ONTARIO, CANADA 



School Calendar 



1905-1906 



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Sept. 5, Tuesday — Fall Term begins. 
Dec. 14, Thursday — Christmas Examinations begin. 
Dec. 22, Friday — Christmas Vacation begins. 

1906 
Jan. 9, Tuesday — Winter Term begins. 
April 5, Thursday — Easter Examinations begin. 
April 12, Thursday — Winter Term closes. 
April 18, Wednesday — Spring Term begins. 
June 14, Thursday — Final Examinations begin. 
June 16, Saturday — Field Day. 
June 21, Thursday — Closing Exercises. 
June 22, Friday — Summer Vacation begins. 



Board of Management 



Albert S. Rogers 
William Harris 



Chairman and Treasurer 
Secretary 



Abram Saylor 
William Harris 



Albert S. Rogers 



Trustees 



BLoomfield 

Rockivood 

Toronto 



Representatives of Yearly Meeting 



Esli Terrill 
Joseph P. Rogers 
W. K. Bowerman 
Edward J. Dignum 
Albert Colquhoun 
Joseph A. Cody 



Woo lev 

Toronto 

Bloomfield 

Toronto 

Gowrie 

Newmarket 



Executive Committee 



Albert S. Rogers 
Edward J. Dignum 



William Harris 
Joseph A. Cody 



Faculty 

i 905- i 906 

William P. Firth, M.A., M.S., Principal, 
Science 

Ella Rogers Firth, B.A., Lady Principal, 
French and German 

Elwood S. Moore, B.A. , House-Master, 
Mathe?natics 

James G. Lorriman, B.A., Arthur E. Way, 

Classics and History Commercial Branches 

Edith Campbell, B.A., 
English 

Hannah J. Starr, 
Preparatory Department 

Francis S. Morris. A.T.C.M., Marie McKinnon, 

Piano Piano 

Florence H. McGillivary, Marie Wheler. 

Drawing and Painting Vocal 

Sarah A. Dale, 
Matron 



ANNOUNCEMENT 

Bene Provisa Principia Ponantur 



The College 

OICKERING COLLEGE has been established by the 
Society of Friends for the purpose of educating 
young- people of both sexes, and is conducted under 
the control of a committee of the Canada Yearly Meet- 
ing. 

The College is located near the Village of Pickering, 
on the main line of the Grand Trunk Railway, twenty- 
two miles east of Toronto, and six miles west of the 
town of Whitby, and thus is easy of access by rail. 
Excellent postal facilities and a long-distance telephone 
in the school also furnish ready means of communica- 
tion with all points. 

The main building, with its one hundred and six feet 
frontage and forty feet depth, faces south and over- 
looks the ten acres of recreation grounds. It contains 
the dining-room, assembly room, class rooms, office 
reception rooms, students' rooms, kitchens, bath rooms 
and lavatories. The two wings attached to the rear 
and ends of the main buildings extend northward with 
a length of forty feet and a width of thirty feet. These 
wings contain the store rooms and steam laundry, the 
Principal's and Matron's rooms, a well equipped physi- 
cal and chemical laboratory, and the students' 
rooms. All apartments are lofty and spacious. The 
Students' rooms are neatly and comfortably furnished, 
and are supplied with single iron beds. The 

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buildings are well ventilated, have an abundant supply 
of water, are heated throughout by steam, and lit by 
Acetylene Gas (Siche System). 

To the north of the west wing is the college gym- 
nasium, in brick, sixty feet by forty feet, recently 
erected and equipped at a cost of $2,500. In the rear 
and removed from the main building are also the car- 
penter's shop, cold storage building, cellar, drive sheds 
and other outbuildings. To the rear and east of the 
buildings are the fruit and kitchen gardens, and to the 
south the play grounds and lawns. 

The seclusion of the College, with the quiet of the 
village and country, and the peaceful beauty of the 
surrounding landscape foster studiousness, while the 
absence of temptations peculiar to large towns and 
cities renders the place eminently safe for students re- 
moved from the watchful guardianship of home. 

Aim of the School 

'TpHE College emphasizes the distinctly academic side 
of school work in preparing students for the ex- 
aminations of the Education Department of Ontario 
and for matriculation in the universities and scientific 
schools of the Province. It emphasizes the practical 
side in preparing students for general business and 
commercial careers. And it emphasizes the aesthetic 
side in its fully developed courses in music and art. 
While its success in these phases of school work has 
been marked, in no phase has it been more successful 
than in fulfilling its primary purpose — the development, 
by a thorough training in the essentials of a liberal 
education and by the healthy influences of a well-order- 
ed home life, of cultured and Christian men and women. 



Co-Education 

TN recognition of this primary purpose the founders of 
the school adopted co-educatian. They believed — 
and long - experience has abundantly proved the just- 
ness of their belief — that co-education was the proper 
education, because the natural education. Young- 
people possess social as well as intellectual natures 
and these need development and refinement. What 
can be more helpful than their association under careful 
and judicious supervision ? In Pickering College, as 
elsewhere, experience has shown, moreover, that such 
association, in giving additional gracefulness and 
modest self-control to the girls' deportment, and a 
manly courtesy and deference to the boys', is an ex- 
cellent stimulus to scholarship. 



Courses of Study 

*HpHE work of the College embraces several depart- 
ments : Preparatory, Collegiate, Commercial, 
Music, Drawing, Painting. 

/. Preparatory. — In the Preparatory department 
the pupil receives a grounding in elementary work, a 
grounding made more thorough by the constant super- 
vision of the teachers during study hours, and under 
the skilful guidance of the Collegiate as well as the 
Preparatory instructors during recitations. The course 
of study embraces the work as laid down by the 
Minister of Education for the Public Schools of Ontario. 

II. Collegiate. — From the Preparatory the pupil 
passes into the Collegiate Department, whose standard 
of admission is the equivalent of the High School En- 
trance Examination. The Curriculum of the Collegiate 
Department covers the work for the Pass and Honor 

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Matriculation Examinations of Toronto University, also 
that prescribed by the Education Department of Ontario 
for the Junior Leaving- Examination. Students not 
wishing to take such examinations are recommended 
to pursue the course for the College Diploma. This 
course embraces the curriculum of Forms I. II., and 
III. in English, History and Mathematics, and any 
three of the following : Latin, Greek, French, German, 
Physics and Chemistry. It is provided that students 
may substitute the equivalent in Music, Painting or 
Drawing for a part of this work. Should the student 
not wish to pursue the course for the College Diploma, 
he may select a special course from the Collegiate and 
Commercial Departments, provided that such a course, 
in character and extent, meets the approval of the 
Principal. 

III. Commercial. — The great industrial and com- 
mercial movements of the age emphasize the needs of a 
business education. Side by side with the Collegiate 
course, and at times including some of its subjects, 
runs the Commercial Course It offers instruction in 
Single and Double Entry Book-keeping, Commercial 
Arithmetic, Commercial Law, Business Forms, Pen- 
manship, Shorthand and Typewriting. 

As technical skill alone will not suffice to make a 
good business man it is desirable that before entering- 
this department the student should possess a good 
English education. 

A student may follow one of the two courses out- 
lined hereafter. A diploma will be awarded on com- 
pletion of either course. 

Students are also prepared for the examination for 
the Commercial Diploma of the Education Department 
of Ontario. 

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Preparatory Department 



CURRICULUM. 

First Year 

Reading. — Third Reader. Literature of the Lessons. 
Memorization. 

Spelling. — Oral Spelling and Dictation. 

Grammar a?id Composition. — Classes of words and their 
inflections. Descriptive and letter writing-. 

Geography. — Definitions. Geography of North and 
South America, Dominion of Canada, and 
more particularly Ontario. Map Drawing. 

History. — Conversations on British and Canadian His- 
tory. Local History. 

Art. — Freehand expression with pen, pencil and water 
color. 

Arithmetic. — Reduction. Compound Rules. Bills and 
Accounts. Averages. Sharing and Measure- 
ments. Mental Arithmetic. 

Physiology and Hygiene. — Conversations. 
Second Year. 

Reading. — Fourth Reader (first half). Literature of 
the lessons. Memorization. 



Spelling. — Oral and from Dictation. 

Gra??imar and Compos ition. — Elements of English 
Grammar. Analysis. Descriptive and nar- 
rative composition. Letter writing. 

Geography. — Geography of Continents. Map Drawing. 

History. — Outlines of British History. 

Arith??ietic. — Measures, multiples, and fractions. 
Mental Arithmetic. 

Art. — Study of color continued. Drawing of common 
objects. 

Physiology. — Digestion, respiration, and circulation. 

Third Year. 

Reading. — Fourth Reader (second half). Literature of 
the lessons. Memorization. 

Spelling. — Systematic orthography and orthoepy. 

Grammar and Composition. — Course of previous year 
continued and developed. 

Geography. — Geography of Canada and British Empire. 
Map Drawing. 

History. — British and Canadian History, with special 
attention to Canadian History since 184 1. 

Arithmetic* — Percentages, Interest, etc. Mental 
Arithmetic. 

Physiology. — The Nervous System. Hygiene and 
Temperance. 

Art. — Drawing of plants, insects, etc. Simple land- 
scapes. 



French. — High School French Grammar. Conversation. 

Art. — Drawing from Models. Freehand Perspective. 

Book-keeping and Penmanship. — Single and Double 
Entry. Business Forms. 

Elementary Science. — 

Form II 

Grammar and Rhetoric. — Course in Form I. continued 
with outlines of the history of the language. 

English Composition. — Course in Form I. continued. 

Literature. — Alexander's Anthology of English Poetry. 

History. — History of Great Britain and Canada, from 
1763 to 1884, with the geography relating 
thereto. 

Arithmetic. — Commercial Arithmetic. High School 
Arithmetic (p. 139-251). Mensuration of 
solids. 

Algebra. — High School Algebra through Simultaneous 
Equations. 

Geometry. — Modern Geometry, Part II. Baker. 

Latin. — Henderson and Fletcher's First Latin Book. 
Caesar, Bellum Gallicum IV., V. 

Greek. — White's Greek Book to p. 301. Sight trans- 
lation. 

French. — High School French Grammar, Part I. High 
School French Reader. Conversation. 

German. — High School German Grammar. High 
School German Reader. Conversation. 

Science. — Experimental Dynamics. Heat. 



Latin. — Declensions and Conjugations. 

French. — Bue's First French Book. 

NOTE — (a) Nature Study, Penmanship and Biblical History 
are taught in all the years, (b) The text-books used in this 
department are those authorized by the Minister of Education foi 
the Public Schools of Ontario. 

Collegiate Department 

CURRICULUM. 
Form I. 
Reading and Spelling. — High School Reader. 
Gra?nmar and Rhetoric. — Inflection, classification, 
analysis of words and sentences. Sentence 
and Paragraph structure. 

English Composilio?i. — Letter writing. Essays on 
familiar subjects. 

Literature. — Study of selections from the Fligh School 
Reader. 

History. — History of Canada. Outline of British 
History. 

Geography. — Physical and Commercial Geography, 
Geography of the British Empire. 

Arith?netic. — High School Arithmetic (p. 1-139) with 
supplementary questions. Mensuration or 
plane, rectilinear figures. 

Algebra. — The simple rules, Factoring and Simple 
Equations. 

Geometry. — Elementary Geometry — Baker. 

Latin. — Henderson and Fletcher's Latin Grammar. 

Greek. — White's Greek Grammar. Easy translation. 

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Form III. 

Grammar and Rhetoric. — Course in Form II. continued. 

English Composition. — Essay writing-. 

Literature. — Shakespeare's "Merchant of Venice." 

Selections from Coleridge and Wordsworth. 
History and Geography. — Roman History to Death of 

Augustus. Greek History to Fall of Corinth. 

Geography relating thereto. English and 

Canadian History. 
Algebra. — Course in Form II. continued through 

Quadratics. 
Geometry. — Modern Geometry, Part II. Baker. 
Latin. — Latin Grammar and Composition. 

Caesar : Bellum Gallicum, Book IV., omitting 
chap. 17 ; Book V., chaps. 1-23. 

Virgil : ^neid, Book II. (1-505). 

Nepos : Lives of Themistocles and Aristides. 
Greek. — Grammar and Composition. White's Greek 
Book. 

Selections from Xenophon's Anabasis, Book I. 
and exercises thereon. 

Homer : Iliad, Book VI. 
French. — Grammar and Prose Composition. 

Selections from Lammenais, Dumas, Perrault, 
Moliere, Victor Hugo and others. 

Labiche : Le Voyage de Monsieur Perrichon. 
German. — Grammar and Composition. Selections from 

Grimm, Anderson, Heine, Goethe, Schiller 

and others. 

Baumbach. — sWaldnovellen. 
Chemistry. — Experimental Course : Chemistry of the 

commoner elements and their most character- 

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istic compounds. Chemical Theory. 
Physics. — Voltaic Electricity, Sound, Light. 

Fokm IV. 

English Compositio?i. — Essay Writing. 

Literature and Rhetoric. — Selections from Coleridge 
and Wordsworth, Shakespeare's " Richard II." 
and " Macbeth." Study of prose authors not 
prescribed. 

History. — Ancient History. English History, from 
1492 to 1763. 

Algebra. — Work in form III. continued, with Progres- 
sions, Binomial Theorem, Annuities, etc. 

Geometry. — Course in form III. continued. 

Trigonometry. — To solution of Triangles. 

Latin. — Prose Composition. Caesar: Bellum Gallicum. 
Books IV., V. Virgil: ^neid, Book II. 
Horace: Odes I., II. Cicero : In Catilinam 
I., III., IV. Nepos : Lives of Themistocles 
and Aristides. 

Greek. — Prose Composition. Homer, Iliad, I. ; Odys- 
sey, XIX. Lucian : Charon ; Lysias ; Contra 
Eratosthenem, Xenophon's Anabasis L, 
chaps. 1-8. 

French. — Grammar and Prose Composition. Texts for 
Form III. : — 
Francois Copp^e : Contes Choisis. 

German. — Grammar and Prose Composition. Texts 
for Form III. : — 
Baumbach : Der Schweigersohn. 
Leander : Traumereien. 
Elz : Er ist nicht eifersuchtig. 
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Wichert : Post Festum. 
Chemistry. — The practical study of the principal ele- 
ments, with their most characteristic com- 
pounds in illustration of Mendelejeff's Classifi- 
cation of the Elements. Qualitative Analysis. 

NOTE. — (a) Biblical History is taught in all the forms, (b) 
Each Form is required to do a certain amount of supplementary 
reading in connection with the work in English. The list of 
authors and books is not absolutely fixed, but varies from year to 
year. The aim is to cultivate a taste for good literature rather 
than to insist upon the use of special books. It is intended, how- 
ever, that before leaving- the Fourth Form each pupil shall have 
read the masterpieces of English literature, (c) The text-books 
used in the Collegiate Department are those authorized by the 
Minister of Education for use in the High Schools and Collegiate 
Institutes of Ontario. 



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Commercial Department 

Business Course 

Book-keeping-, theoretical and practical. 

Business Forms and Business Correspondence. 

Banking-. 

Commercial Arithmetic. 

Spelling and Punctuation. 

Practical Grammar. 

Penmanship. 

Commercial Law. 

Typewriting and Shorthand Course 
Shorthand (Isaac Pitman's System). 
Typewriting (Touch Method). 
Business Forms and Business Correspondence. 
Spelling- and Punctuation. 
Practical Grammar. 
Office Practice. 
Elementary Book-keeping- (Optional). 



Piano Department 

'HpHIS Department is under the care of Frances S. 
Morris, A. T. CM., a graduate and member of 
the Faculty of the Toronto Conservatory of Music. 
Miss Morris expects to be absent in Germany for the 
year 1905-6, during which time her work will be taken 
by Miss Marie MacKinnon, an able and experienced 
teacher. 

Students are prepared for the various examinations 
of the Toronto Conservatory of Music, and the success 
of such candidates in the past speaks for the excellence 
and thoroughness of the work done. 

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Course in Pianoforte Music 

The College Course is designed to extend over a 
period of three years, and is particularly adapted to 
those who wish to prepare for the musical profession 
and to amateurs who desire thorough and systematic 
training. 

Candidates for the examination of each year must 
be prepared to play eight pieces selected from the 
syllabus. Not less than six composers shall be repre- 
sented by any pupil presenting himself as a candidate 
for examination. The examiner will attach more 

weightto the interpretation of compositions and to style 
of playing than to the technical difficulty of the com- 
positions chosen. 

Values of notes, rests, fingering, steadiness in 
time, tempo, phrasing, accentuation, varieties of touch, 
proportion of parts, quality of tone, proper use of 
pedals, tempo rubato, scale and arpeggio playing and 
gradation of tone, will receive due consideration. 

A Preparatory Course intended to lead up to the 
Collegiate is, open to all students, whether they have 
previously acquired any knowledge of music or not. 

A diploma will be granted upon the satisfactory 
completion of the Collegiate Course. 

Vocal Department 

The Vocal Department is under the charge of Miss 
Marie Wheler, a popular concert singer, and a teacher of 
the Toronto Conservatory of Music. As in the Piano 
Department, the course is designed to extend over a 
space of three years. Candidates for each of the 
three examinations must be prepared to sing six com- 
positions selected from the syllabus. A diploma will be 
granted upon the satisfactory completion of the course. 

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Drawing and Painting 

TN addition to the courses in drawing in the Prepara- 
tory and Collegiate departments, in which students 
are prepared for the diplomas and teachers' certificates 
of the Education Department of Ontario, careful atten- 
tion is given to advanced work in drawing and painting. 
Students in this department receive instruction from 
Florence H. McGillivray, an experienced and successful 
teacher. 

The course includes Drawing in Crayon and Charcoal 
from the Flat, Outline and Shading from Casts or 
Models ; Drawing and Shading from groups of Still 
Life ; Copying Paintings, Fruits, Flowers, Figures or 
Landscapes ; Painting from the Cast, Painting in 
Monocrome, Painting from Still Life ; Time Studies 
from Still Life ; Sketching from Nature, Landscape or 
Figures ; China Painting. This work may also be 
submitted for the special certificates of the Education 
Department. 

Physical Culture 

All lady students are required to attend the classes 
in Physical Culture, for which no extra charge is made. 
The course will consist of Calisthenic Exercises, 
Freehand Gymnastics, exercises with Dumb-bells, 
Wands, etc. 



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Literary Society and Reading Room 

'T A HE Literary Society is sustained by teachers and 
students, and has proved to be one of the most 
useful features of the College. The President is always 
an officer of the school ; all pupils are its members. 
Its Laws and Rules of Order have been framed with 
the greatest care, and with the intent that all belonging 
to the society shall gain such experience in methods of 
transacting business in public meetings as will be most 
useful to them in the actual affairs of life. At each 
meeting debates are held, or essays read, and readings 
and recitations given. These tend to train the students 
in facility and exactness of expression in public assem- 
blies, and to develop a taste for useful and elevating 
literature by the study and thoughtful preparation 
required. 

4 'The College Journal," the Society's manuscript 
paper, is read by the editors before the Society at the 
regular meetings. 

The College Reading Room is always managed by 
the Society, and affords to members ample facilities for 
becoming acquainted, not only with current news, but 
also with some of the choicest periodical literature of 
the time. 



Discipline and Conduct 

'HpHE discipline of the College is kind, but it is firmly 
and impartially administered. Good discipline is 
based upon reason, and upon a sense of justice and 
consideration for others, and the good discipline of 
Pickering- College is derived from appeals to these 
qualities, from the unity of interests, and from the 
sympathy and kindliness between teacher and pupil 
that should mark resident life. 

All rules and regulations of the College are the 
products of long experience, and with these rules the 
staff expects — and exacts — an unquestioning compli- 
ance. Severe or even frequent punishments of any 
kind will not be resorted to. When a student's influ- 
ence is harmful, even though he has committed no 
overt act of insubordination, his withdrawal will be 
required ; but when he has been guilty of gross mis- 
conduct or continued violation of the rules of the 
school, he will be suspended, and after investigation 
by the Committee of Management, this suspension will 
become expulsion. 



Absences 

A S absence from the regular school duties, even for 
a single day, interferes seriously with the work 
of the pupil, no one will be allowed to go home during 
the term — special or urgent cases excepted — or stay 
overnight with friends in the vicinity, except by written 
request from the parent or guardian to the Principal. 
It is earnestly desired that such requests be made as 
rarely as possible. 

Punctual attendance from the first to the closing 
day of each term is of vital importance, not only to the 
student himself, but to the members of the classes with 
which he is connected. Parents are therefore strongly 
urged to see that their children return punctually afte 
the holidays. 



Recreation 

Tj^OR the preservation of health and the physical 
development of the students, outdoor exercise is 
encouraged and cordial support is given to athletic 
sports ; but the idea that these sports should hold a 
first place in school life is not tolerated. 

The college grounds comprise ten acres, and affords 
sufficient room for all outdoor games. An adjacent 
stream gives the boys excellent opportunities for bath- 
ing and swimming in the summer, and the College 
rinks afford pleasant recreation during the winter. 
An Athletic Association has been established by the 
students, and the games —cricket, basketball, football, 
baseball, hockey, tennis, etc., are under its control. 

Every afternoon, weather permitting, the girls 
accompanied by one of the lady teachers, walk out to- 
gether for exercise. In suitable weather, bicycling, 
tennis, croquet, basketball or skating, may take the 
place of the afternoon walk. 

The gymnasium affords ample opportunityfor system- 
atic indoor exercises. 

The Annual Games are held in June, when, through 
the kindness of the friends of the College, useful and 
valuable prizes are offered for competition. 



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The Gymnasium 




View of Campus 



Health 

TNTIMATELY connected with the question of the 
recreation of the students is that of the health of 
the students. The location of the school buildings is 
unusually favorable — high, dry, well drained, removed 
from all other buildings, from swampy or malarial dis- 
tricts, and from all predisposing causes of disease. 
The buildings themselves are large, airy, well venti- 
lated, with an excellent hot and cold water supply, 
baths, lavatories and sewage system. The school life 
is regular. Special attention is given to the time and 
quality of the meals, the hours of study and recrea- 
tion, etc. 

Parents are assured that prompt and efficient atten- 
tion will be given to all cases of illness, and, when 
necessary, isolation will be provided. In serious cases 
immediate notification will be sent to the parents. 



Religious and Moral Instruction 

'THE Principal is a Minister of the Society of Friends. 
All religious meeting's are under his supervision, 
and for them special times are set apart. 

Every day, morning and evening, worship is con- 
ducted. School is opened by prayer and reading of 
Scripture. 

On the Sabbath Day those students who are not 
Friends, and whose parents desire it, are allowed to 
attend their own places of worship (if the services are 
held in the daytime) at such hours as will not conflict 
with the College Bible School: all others are expected 
to attend the Friends' Meeting. In Pickering there 
are, besides the Friends, the following places of wor- 
ship: Church of England, Roman Catholic, Presby- 
terian, Methodist and Disciples. 

In addition to the week-day classes in Bible His- 
tory, Bible classes are held on Sabbath afternoons, and 
a meeting for worship in the College in the evening. 

Prayer meetings are held once a week, under the 
auspices of the College Y.P.S.C.E. These meetings 
have, in the past, been a source of great blessing to 
both teachers and students. 

Note. — All students are expected to attend the 
Bible School, the Sabbath Evening Meeting, unless 
excused for good and sufficient reasons by the Principal. 



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General Information 

"p\AMAGES to property must be promptly reported 
and paid for. 

The occupants of each room will be held respon- 
sible for all damages in the room. 

The Principal reserves the right to change the occu- 
pants of any room when the good of the School 
demands it. 

Reports of conduct and progress in study are sent 
to parents and guardians monthly. 

Students on coming to the College are requested to 
have all their articles of linen and underclothing plainly 
marked with their names in indelible ink. Neglect of 
this precaution causes losses for which the School 
will not be responsible. 

All rooms are neatly and comfortably furnished. 
Students are, however, expected to provide their own 
towels, toilet soap, napkins and napkin ring. They 
should also be provided with laundry bag, shoe bag, 
house-slippers, rubbers or overshoes, and umbrellas. 

Books, newspapers, etc., brought into the College 
by the pupils, or received by them, are subject to the 
approval of the Principal. 

Drinking wine, beer, or spirituous liquors, the use 
of tobacco in any manner and in any place, profane or 
indecent language, card playing and the use of fire-arms 
are strictly forbidden. No student who persists in any 
of these practices will be allowed to remain in the 
College. 

No student will be allowed to go swimming, bath- 
ing, boating or fishing without permission and super- 
vision. 

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Terms 

'T~" V HE fees for resident pupils include washing- (num- 
ber of pieces limited), care of rooms, fuel, light, 
as well as board and tuition, but do not include the 
extras mentioned below. If paid within the first two 
weeks of the Fall Term, the fees for the whole School 
year will be: 



Collegiate and Commercial 

Departments - - - - $185 oo 
Preparatory - - - - - 175 00 



If paid by the term, the fees will be as follows: 

Collegiate and Commercial Departments 

Fall Term - - - - - $76 00 

Winter Term 66 50 

Spring" Term ----- 47 50 

Preparatory Department 

Fall Term - $72 00 

Winter Term - 63 00 

Spring Term - - - - 45 00 



For Day Pupils the fees will be as follows 

Fall Term 
Winter Tern: 
Spring - Term 



Fall Term $16 00 

Winter Term - - - - - 14 00 



Extras 





Fall 


Winter 


Spring: 


Piano Lessons 


• $12 80 


$11 20 


$8 OO 


Vocal Lessons - 


12 80 


I I 20 


8 00 


Choral Class 


3 2 ° 


2 80 


2 OO 


Use of Piano 1 hour daily 


3 2 ° 


2 80 


2 OO 



2S 





Fall 


Winter 


Spring 


Drawing 


$6.40 


$5.60 


$4.00 


Painting in Oil or Water Colors 


9.60 


8.40 


b.OO 


Use of Typewriter - 


3.20 


2.80 


2.00 


Shorthand and Typewriting 








(Collegiate and Preparatory 








Pupils) - - - - - 


6.40 


5.60 


4.00 



ALL FEES ARE PAYABLE IN ADVANCE AT 
^ THE OPENING OF THE TERM. Checks, 
drafts, etc., should be made payable to Albert S. 
Rogers, treasurer. When two or more students 
come from the same family a reduction of five per 
cent, is made. A similar reduction is made to the 
children of ministers. 

No allowances are made for short absences, or for 
absences during- the first or last two weeks of the term. 
Students are admitted at any time, and, with these 
exceptions, are charged pro rata from date of admission. 

In cases of protracted illness, students will be 
allowed to furnish satisfactory substitutes for the 
remainder of a term, or to make up the time of their 
absence themselves the next term. If students be 
suspended or expelled, they will forfeit their fees for 
that term. 

Books, stationery, etc., may be procured at the 
College at current rates. 



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Applications 

A PPLICATIONS for admission should be accom- 
panied by satisfactory evidence of good moral 
character, also by such information as may prove 
useful in making- arrangements for the welfare of the 
pupil. A blank form of application will be found on 
the last page of this announcement, which should be 
filled out, detached, and forwarded to the Principal. 

No student will be received who has been dismissed 
from any other school on account of bad conduct, or 
who is addicted to the use of tobacco or alcoholic 
liquors. 



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Appendix 

DEPARTMENTAL EXAMINATIONS, 1904 

Junior Matriculation 

Fulton E. Risdon - St. Thomas 

Fred. A. Robertson - Toronto 

Geo. O. W. Hicks - - - Jamaica, B. W.I 

HONOR MATRICULATION 

Arthur E. Way - - - Walford 

Fred. K. Harris - Toronto 

A. F. Grant Cadenhead - - Jamaica, B. W.I. 

J. Vernon Mackenzie - - Toronto 

TORONTO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, 1904 

JUNIOR EXAMINATION 

Gertrude Hutchinson - - Toronto 

PRIMARY EXAMINATION 

Florence Sims - Weston 



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Newmarket 

. Jamaica, B. W.I. 

Bloomfield 

St. Thomas 

Turk's Island, B. W.I. 

Town to 

Brandon, Man. 

Acton 



DIPLOMAS AWARDED, 1904 

COLLEGIATE DEPARTMENT 

Georg-e O. W. Hicks (honors) . Jamaica, B. W.I. 

Osborne Corrigan . . . Toronto 

Ernest Lambie 

Samuel Hart 

Arthur Dorland 

Douglas Tait 

Hilda Grant 

Gertrude Hutchinson 

Nellie Malone 

Mary Goodeve 

COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT 

George O. W. Hicks . . Jamaica, B. W.I. 

Samuel Hart . . . Jamaica, B. W.I. 

William K. Leavens . . Pickering 

Joseph Harris . . Toronio 

Harold Sharp . . . Toronto 

Laura Morton . . . Morton Park 

Gertrude Allaway . . . Pickering 

GENERAL PROFICIENCY MEDAL 

Hilda Grant . . . Turk's Island, B.W.I. 

WINNERS OF GENERAL PROFICIENCY PRIZES 

Form III. — Arthur Dorland . Bloonifield 

Form 11. — Kate Kerr . . Pickering 

Form I. — Charles Carruthers . Toronto 

Lloyd Shirley . . Pickering 

Ridgeway Wilson . Toronto 

PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT 

Derwent Silvera . . . Jamaica B. W.I. 

Ernest Harris . . . Toronto 

Davison Manly . . . Toronto 

Gladys Turnbull . . . Toronto 

ATHLETIC CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS 

Grant Cadenhead (senior) . . Jamaica, B.W.F 

Oscar Rudolf (intermediate) . Jamaica, B.W.I \ 

Howard Webster (junior) . . Toronto 

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Detach and Forward with Certificate of Standing and Good Conduct from School Attended During 
Past Year to Wm. P. Firth, Principal Pickering College, Pickering. Ontario. 



Application for Admission 

...190S 
Application is hereby made for the admission of my 

as a student at Pickering College, 

for the term beginning 



Parknt (or Guardian) 



Address of Parent 

Full Name of Applicant. 

Age 

Conditions of Health 
Course of Study 
Religious Denomination 
References 



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